Crude oil and petroleum product exports reach record levels in the first half of 2017

Crude oil exports in the first half of 2017 increased by more than 300,000 barrels per day (b/d) from the first half of 2016 to 784,000 b/d, a 57% increase. Petroleum

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Ethical bunkering: a fairy tale or reality?

In spite of the title, I’ll resist the urge to begin with “Once upon a time…”.

There’s no doubt that this is an important time for the bunker industry. Our industry

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The end of the paper chase: DNV GL rolls out electronic certificates across entire fleet

In a historic first for the ship classification industry, DNV GL has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its entire fleet. The widespread use

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OPEC quota programme set to support fuel oil prices

The headlines in Crude during September were dominated by the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey that hit the Caribbean and the coast of America, shutting down refineries and creating large draw

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U.S. crude oil production expected to increase through end of 2017, setting up record 2018

EIA forecasts that U.S crude oil production will average 9.4 million barrels per day (b/d) in the second half of 2017, 340,000 b/d more than in the first half of 2017.

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